The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IVR 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£243 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
284 247 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.38% 23.43% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 103 114
Average daily rate £346 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £175 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 22
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £12.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £24.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IVR across the Buckinghamshire region.

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Buckinghamshire region.

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing IVR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IVR.

1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (25.00%) ATM
2 2 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) NetQoS
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) e-Health
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing IVR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IVR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) ATM
2 2 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
1 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Avaya
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia
1 1 (12.50%) F5
1 1 (12.50%) NetQoS